A Companion to World History

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Douglas Northrop
John Wiley & Sons, Aug 7, 2012 - History - 640 pages
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A Companion to World History presents over 30 essays from an international group of historians that both identify continuing areas of contention, disagreement, and divergence in world and global history, and point to directions for further debate.
  • Features a diverse cast of contributors that include established world historians and emerging scholars
  • Explores a wide range of topics and themes, including and the practice of world history, key ideas of world historians, the teaching of world history and how it has drawn upon and challenged "traditional" teaching approaches, and global approaches to writing world history
  • Places an emphasis on non-Anglophone approaches to the topic
  • Considers issues of both scholarship and pedagogy on a transnational, interregional, and world/global scale

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Maps Figures and Tables
Editors Acknowledgments
World History
Why and How I Became a World
The World Is Your Archive?
What Are the Units of World HlStOQl?
Ii dpedgogies
Challenges of Teaching and Learning
Benchmarks of Globalization
Networks Interactions
Obiects in Motion
People in Motion
Religious Ideas in Motion
Diseases in Motion
Bullets in Motion
The World from Oceania

Teaching World History at the College
Environments Ecologies and Cultures
Deep Pasts
Big History
Global Scale Analysis in Human
Region in Global History
Comparative History and
The Science of Difference
Proiecting Power
Writing Global History in Africa
lslamicate World Histories?
The World from Latin America
Re Writing World Histories
Other Globes

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About the author (2012)

Douglas Northrop is Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan. His first book, Veiled Empire: Gender and Power in Stalinist Central Asia (2004), won the W. Bruce Lincoln Prize and the Heldt Prize.

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